Meaning of “job market” in the English Dictionary


"job market" in Business English

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job marketnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us

ECONOMICS, HR the number of jobs that are available in a particular place or for a particular type of work:

a competitive/tough job market It is hard for low-skilled workers to earn their way out of poverty in a tough job market that favors skilled and educated workers.
About 25,000 people enter the job market each month.

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(Definition of “job market” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)